StAT Alumni Residents

Since 2000, approximately 87 residents have participated in the StAT program!

Class of 2019

Kerri Lynn Rice

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Santa Clara County Department of Children and Family Services

PROJECT TOPIC: Parent perspectives of a Promotoras program that promotes mentorship and positive parenting

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Kerrilynn Rice is a pediatrician in UCSF

Class of 2018

Jill Krissberg

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Camp Unity

PROJECT TOPIC: Evaluation of a Pacific Islander Summer Camp & exploration of cultural identity

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Tashia and John Morgridge Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow, Maternal and Child Health Research Institute John E Lewy Fund Advocacy Scholar

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? I chose StAT because I wanted to learn how to use the responsibility of a Pediatrician to help make changes on a larger scale. I wanted to help change the lives of my patients outside of the hospital, in their day to day lives, to improve their health.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Humbling, Inspiring, Exciting

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? To make change, you need to be a good listener, be patient, and think outside the box.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? I love the diversity and the wealth of culture in the community. Growing up in a town where everyone is the same, living in a place where everyone's differences are celebrated is really beautiful...and also makes for great local food!

Jayme Congdon

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PROJECT TOPIC: Parent and provider perceptions of Long Acting Reversible Contraception delivered in a "high risk" pediatric clinic

WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  UCSF Clinical Fellow, Pediatrics

Lee Trope

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PROJECT TOPIC: Parent and provider perceptions of Long Acting Reversible Contraception delivered in a "primary care" pediatric clinic

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Pediatrician at Stanford

Jessica Moriarty

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Peninsula YMCA

PROJECT TOPIC: Evaluation of Latinx parent engagement in an anti-bullying program

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: PHM Fellow

Joyce Ang

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Pediatrician at Sutter Health

PROJECT TOPIC: Qualitative examination of parent perceptions of their child's health and social needs following exposure to domestic violence

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Pediatrician at Sutter Health

Class of 2017

Laura Campbell

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PROJECT TOPIC: The Insider Perspective on Substance Use and Recidivism in Incarcerated Youth: A Qualitative Analysis

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Clinical Assistant Professor in Obsetetrics & Gynecologyat Stanford

Matthew Meyers

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Clinical fellow in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and a trainee in the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) program at UCSF

Anu Gollapudi

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: She is currently a second-year fellow in pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of Washington in the Seattle Children’s Hospital.

PROJECT TOPIC: The Insider Perspective on Substance Use and Recidivism in Incarcerated Youth: A Qualitative Analysis

Class of 2016

Ashley Case Mcclary

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Fair Oaks Clinic

PROJECT TOPIC: School Readiness Friendly Clinic

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Pediatrician at McDowell Pediatrics

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? I felt that having a strong advocacy foundation was the best way to tackle Social Determinants of Health for my patients and communities

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Supportive, challenging, time of growth

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? So much! I learned how to systematically approach quality improvement projects and the importance of working “up stream”. I also became fascinated with toxic stress and the impact this has on a child’s growth and development.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Stanford/Palo Alto is exploding with innovation. No where else is there more collaboration between schools and area experts which leads to creative solutions.

Brittany Chan

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PROJECT TOPIC: Got milk? Barriers to physician referral of mothers to donate to human milk banks

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Brittany Chan is a pediatrician in Spring, Texas and has been in practice between 3-5 years

Maya Ragavan

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence in San Jose

PROJECT TOPIC:  Health After Surviving Intimate Partner Violence: Women's and Adolescents’ Perspectives

WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Ragavan practices at Oakland, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside.

Class of 2015

Melanie Atmadja

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Melanie Atmadja is a pediatrican at Sutter in Mountain View

Adriana Anavitarte

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Adriana Anavitarte is a pediatrician in San Jose, California and is affiliated with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Jenna Klotz

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Jenna Klotz is a pediatric neurologist in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital

Erin Gonzales

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Erin Gonzales is a pediatrician at Alta Bates Medical Center

Jaime Peterson

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Peterson is a general pediatrician at OHSU

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? To gain skills in community advocacy and community based participatory research to improve the lives of underserved children and families.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Empowering, soul-food, hope

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Physicians have a unique role to play in community advocacy by bringing their research and health knowledge to help answer questions, promote understanding and advocate for policy changes that the community needs.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? To gain skills in community advocacy and community based participatory research to improve the lives of underserved children and families.

Noga Ravid

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Noga Ravid, is a pediatrician at Stanford

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? Interest in advocacy and developing a skill set around this.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Supportive, educational, stimulating

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Deeper knowledge around social determinants of health; research skills including writing a grant proposal, designing a project, seeking mentorship.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Sunshine, lots of great biking and hiking, and the Stanford aquatic facilities!

Chris Weiss

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Christopher Weiss is a pediatrician in Stanford, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Jessica Witkowski

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Jessica Witkowski is a Pediatrician at UC Davis

Class of 2014

Elysia Alvarez

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Alvarez is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist offering care to children, adolescents and young adults with cancer at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Nicole Glenn

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Nicole Gleen is a Pediatrician at Sutter Health

Alice Hensley

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: NO INFORMATION FOUND

Jenna Nolan

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Jenna Nolan is a pediatrician in Riverside, California and is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center

Abi Pitts

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Maryann (Situ) Pitts, MD is a board certified pediatrician in San Jose, California. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in California. She is affiliated with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Terrell Stevenson

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Terrell Stevenson is a pediatrician in San Jose, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? To learn valuable research skills while still being able to give back to the community

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Inspiring. Eye-opening. Community.

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? I learned how to do qualitative research with focus groups and how to write an IRB, and I was able to present my research at PAS. Most importantly, though, I gained a new lens through which I see the world and my patients and met so many wonderful friends/colleagues with think similarly to me.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Concerts at Shoreline, diversity, great ethnic foods of all kinds, liberal attitude

Vicki Ward

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Victoria Ward is a pediatrician in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Class of 2013

Michael Friedberg

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP) in East Palo Alto

PROJECT TOPIC:  Youth Gardening and Nutrition Initiative

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Michael Friedberg is a pediatrician in Pediatric Health Care at Newton Wellesley

Emily Johnston

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP) in East Palo Alto

PROJECT TOPIC: Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Member, Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship

Lahia Yemane

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PROJECT TOPIC: Needs Assessment of Eritrean Community in Santa Clara County

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Lahia Yemane, MD is a board certified pediatrician in Palo Alto, California. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in California. She is affiliated with Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Elizabeth Mannino Avila

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Elizabeth Mannino Avila is a pediatrician in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Rady Children's Hospital

Class of 2012

Robyn Rogers

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: The Mind Body Awareness Project

PROJECT TOPIC: Mindfulness Training for Incarcerated Youth Project

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Robyn Rogers is a pediatrician in Tacoma, Washington and is affiliated with MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center

Sidharth Mahapatra

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Sidharth Mahapatra is a pediatrician in Omaha, Nebraska and is affiliated with Children's Hospital and Medical Center

Mindy Ju

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Mindy Ju joined University of California, San Fransisco as a Clinical Instructor at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Mission Bay in a Pediatric Simulation Fellowship

Amna Khan

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PROJECT TOPIC: Increasing Language Access in Pediatric Clinics

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Amna Khan is a pediatrician in San Jose, California and is affiliated with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Lena Winestone

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Lena Winestone is a pediatric blood and marrow transplant specialist with a strong interest in treating children with high-risk or relapsed leukemia or lymphoma. She has a particular focus on using novel immunotherapies – treatments that improve the body's own ability to fight cancer – so that patients with therapy-resistant leukemia can receive successful blood and marrow transplants

Aimee Grace

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: San Jose Police Department

PROJECT TOPIC: Human Trafficking and Healthcare

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Aimee Malia Grace, MD, MPH, FAAP, is the Director of Health Science Policy for the University of Hawaii (UH) System, working in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. She is responsible for identifying funding and establishing strategic opportunities, partnerships, policies, and initiatives to improve health and health care across the state and nation by leveraging UH’s research enterprise, programs and capabilities in the area of health sciences.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? StAT provided an amazing opportunity to learn public health and advocacy skills while doing a longitudinal community-based research project...and meeting amazing mentors and friends along the way!

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Inspiring, exciting, thorough

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? I learned skills in public health, advocacy, social determinants of health, and statistics; how to manage a team; time management during residency; and how to present at national conferences!

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Everything...weather, people, Stanford environment (sports, academics, nature) - it's amazing!

Andrea Estrada

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: YMCA

PROJECT TOPIC: Health Needs of East Palo Alto’s Farmer’s Market Attendees

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University Department of Pediatrics

Liz Enlow

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose

PROJECT TOPIC: Pasitos de Bebe: NICU to Home

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Elizabeth Enlow is a neonatologist in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Elizabeth Barnert

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Elizabeth Barnert, MD, MPH, MS is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? Learn advocacy skills and be around like-minded colleagues

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Enriching, challenging, inspiring

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Advocacy and research skills

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Friends of Palo Alto library :) bike friendly, family nearby, comfortable. lots of work to be done in surrounding community 

Class of 2011

Jasmine Waipa

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Jasmine Waipa is a pediatrician in Honolulu, Hawaii and is affiliated with Queen's Medical Center

Sahar Rooholamini

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Support for Families of Children with Disabilities and Parents Helping Parents

PROJECT TOPIC: Families First: Strengthening the Medical Home

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Sahar Rooholamini is a pediatrician in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Seattle Children's Hospital

Jon Marron

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Shelter Network

PROJECT TOPIC: Conflict of Interest Resolution for Pediatrics

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Jon Marron is a Attending Physician, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Clinical Ethicist, Boston Children's Hospital Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Meg Itoh

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (Refugee Foster Care Program)

PROJECT TOPIC: Understanding the lives and health needs of refugee foster care youth in Santa Clara County

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? To be involved in my community beyond the clinical realm.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Uplifting

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Listen to your what your community partners need rather than push your own agenda on them

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Being close to my mom's cooking, running the Dish

Allison Hill

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Girls on the Run International and Girls on the Run Silicon Valley

PROJECT TOPIC: Girls on the Run (Santa Clara County)

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Co-director, Center for Cardiogenomics Attending Physician Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Laura Carter

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PROJECT TOPIC: Asthma Needs Assessment and Intervention in Homeless Shelters

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Laura Carter is a Attending Physician, Hospital-Based Medicine Instructor in Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jason Bacha

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Youth Tennis Advantage and San Francisco Recreationand Parks

PROJECT TOPIC: Increasing Water Access in Public Parks

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Jason Bacha, MD is a board certified pediatrician in Stanford, California. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in California

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? Opportunity to incorporate advocacy and social justice into pediatric residency training

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Rewarding and enlightening

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Community involvement/engagement, navigating the public health system

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Trails, parks, cycling, music venues, and diverse food

Class of 2010

Keely Olmsted

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi Children’s Hospital, and Global Partnerships

PROJECT TOPIC: Children’s Hospitals and Global Partnerships: Partnering with St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Keely Olmsted is a pediatrician in Antioch, California and is affiliated with Sutter Delta Medical Center

Rachel Bensen

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi Children’s Hospital, and Global Partnerships

PROJECT TOPIC: Legislative Advocacy in Child Health (LACH)

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Rachel S Bensen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with other offices in Stanford, CA and Palo Alto, CA. She has 12 years of experience. Their specialties include Pediatric Gastroenterology

Class of 2009

John Peoples

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Peoples loves working with children, and believes strongly in the whole child approach at COPA – not only supporting a child¹s medical needs but also stringently advocating for healthy emotional and intellectual development. He works very closely with families to shape the plan of care for their children. Additionally, Dr. Peoples has been an ardent advocate of health care access for all children, leading health and developmental outreach programs for over 15 years. 

Monica Eneriz Wiemer

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi Children’s Hospital, and Global Partnerships

PROJECT TOPIC: Children’s Hospitals and Global Partnerships: Partnering with St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi

WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Monica Eneriz Wiemer is a pediatrician in Stanford, California and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital-San Jose

Arti Desai

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Malawi Children’s Hospital, and Global Partnerships

PROJECT TOPIC: Universal Children’s Health Coverage: Uniting Children’s Hospitals to Affect Change

WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Arti Desai is a Pediatrician in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington Medical Center

MyMy Buu

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS:  ICAN

PROJECT TOPIC: Happy 5: Needs of Vietnamese Children

WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. MyMy Buu is a Pediatric pulmonologist in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? It fit my career mission and goals of working with underserved populations and develop skills to explore and describe health disparities.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Collaborative, empowering, eye opening

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? Qualitative research. State advocacy and health policy.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? There are so many different day trips from the Palo Alto area. So I had plenty to do and explore during my golden weekends.

Class of 2008

Nicole Williams

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Nicole Willaims is a Child neurologist at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. She evaluate and manage children with neurological conditions including seizures, epilepsy, abnormal development, abnormal behavior, structural brain anomalies, and brain injuries. This work includes consultation in the NICU and reading neonatal EEG studies

Liat Snyder

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Liat Snyder is a pediatrician in Yonkers, New York and is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center

Sherica Rosser

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Sherica Rosser is the Clinical Coverage Review Medical Director at UnitedHealth Group

Nicole Marsico

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW:  Dr. Marsico works in Santa Cruz, CA and 1 other location and specializes in Pediatrics. Dr. Marsico is affiliated with Dominican Hospital, Sutter Amador Hospital, Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz and VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Shari Chavez

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Shari Chavez is a radiation oncologist in Los Angeles, CA. She treats patients diagnosed with cancer using radiation therapy that targets cancerous cells

Class of 2007

Noelle Johnstone

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Noelle Johnstone is a Pediatrician in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Maria Mosquera

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Partnering with Head Start in EPA

PROJECT TOPIC: Healthy Weight Healthy Futures Program

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Maria Mosquera is a pediatrician in Passaic, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Joseph's University Medical Center and St. Mary's General Hospital

Heather Iezza

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Partnering with Head Start in EPA

PROJECT TOPIC: Healthy Weight Healthy Futures Program

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Heather Iezza .joined the awesome pediatric team at St. Joseph Medical Group in 2010. She loves being a pediatrician and caring for children as they grow and develop from infancy to young adulthood. She believes in a family centered approach to medical care and providing parents the information and tools to care for their children

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT? I was inspired to join StAT program to learn how to make a positive impact in my community to combat childhood obesity.

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Inspiring, teamwork, community

WHAT WERE SOME LESSONS LEARNED AND/OR SKILLS GAINED FROM YOUR TIME IN StAT? I learned that it essential to get community buy-in and have stake holders from the community that you are trying to impact.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Stanford was my hometown so coming back for residency training and being close to family was wonderful.

Class of 2006

Leticia Pelayo

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Leticia Pelayo is a Pediatrician in San Jose, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Class of 2005

Anisha Patel

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Somos Mayfair 

PROJECT TOPIC: Un Equilibrio San (A Healthy Balance)

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Anisha Patel is a Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University

Class of 2004

Joyce Javier

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Joyce Javier is a Attending Physician Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE StAT: Wanted to give back to the community that raised me and learn how to advocate for underserved populations

IF YOU COULD DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN StAT IN UP TO 3 WORDS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? StAT changed my career trajectory and gave me the inspiration and tools to pursue a career in academic general pediatrics.

WHAT DID YOU LOVE ABOUT THE STANFORD/PALO ALTO SETTING? Working with Lisa, Janine and my other mentors Drs Mendoza, Wise , & Huffman



 

Class of 2003

Arash Anoshiravani

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dr. Arash Anoshiravani is a pediatrician in Oakland, California and is affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland